Who are Valley Vets Dental Services?
Dave Deane leads our Veterinary Dental Services.
With our dedicated dental suite and dental X-ray we are happy to see dental work from practices where the referring vet does not have this facility.
Dave has worked at Valley Vets for 11 years and has grown our dentistry services over this period and is now able to offer certain more advanced dental treatments. He has Post-graduate Certificate in Veterinary Dentistry and has done postgraduate training in endodontics with Accesia in Halmstad, Sweden.
We encourage a proactive approach to veterinary dentistry where dental problems are picked up and addressed sooner rather than later. We would advise annual health checks as a minimum and in many cases 6 month dental checks can identify issues before they worsen.
Sometimes the dental treatment needed for your pet can be extensive and we appreciate the cost can be overwhelming. At Valley Vets we offer and encourage a staged dental approach where extensive work can be done in several stages, always trying to work to an owners budget, yet ensuring high quality treatment.
What we offer at Valley Dentistry?
The first stage of any dental treatment would normally include:
- Pre-anaesthetic health check.
- Pre-anaesthetic bloods on our more elderly patients (optional)
- Fluid therapy (optional)
- General anaesthetic
- Blood pressure monitoring
- Full mouth scale and polish
- Full mouth charting (assessment).
- Dental X-rays where necessary.
- 1st Stage Extractions depending on client and patient factors.
We are also happy to see:
- Routine dental treatment to include surgical extractions.
- Complicated extractions.
- Surgical extraction of persistent deciduous teeth.
- Feline dentistry including Gingivostomatitis cases.
- Dentigerous cysts.
- Restoration of enamel defects or damage.
- Root canal treatment on both maxillary and mandibular canines.
- Mandibular symphyseal splinting
- Oral tumours
Please feel free to contact us regarding vital pulp therapies, jaw fractures and malocclusions to assess if they are something we would be able to treat in house or would need referral to a specialist.